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Trucking & Collections

Lumper Fees and Who is Responsible for Paying Them

Introduction Although the trucking industry relies on lumpers every day, the term is virtually unknown by those outside of the industry. They operate behind the scenes to increase the proficiency of drivers, and as such, they contribute to making sure you receive your delivery on time. Who are Lumpers, and what service do they provide? …

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How the New Infrastructure Bill Benefits the Freight Industry

On August 10, 2021, the United States Senate approved legislation that is intended to overhaul and modernize the nation’s deficient freight corridors, mobility networks, and transit systems. In a 69-30 vote, bipartisan negotiations helped to secure approval of the $1 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Billions in funds are dedicated to addressing the freight …

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What To Do If A Motor Carrier Is A Victim of Identity Theft?

Identity theft in the transportation industry is becoming more alarming in recent times. Both motor carriers and brokers are victims of identity theft.  As a motor carrier, if you discover that someone is using your USDOT number without your authorization, you are a victim. Identity theft is illegal and in fact, a criminal act. It …

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What is Truck Detention & How Does it Affect My Bottom Line?

When it comes to the transportation & shipping industry, there are a variety of internal and external factors that can ultimately affect your bottom line. Aside from other factors such as bankruptcy, and non-payment, there are a few additional factors that can hold up shipments & cash flow. This blog will highlight Truck Detention & …

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What is the Difference Between Common & Contract Carriers?

What is a Common Carrier? A common carrier is essentially anyone and everyone that hauls cargo. This is not limited strictly to goods and products, but also for people, as well as livestock. If someone is interested in becoming a common carrier, aside from getting the necessary equipment to transport goods, a good start is …

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Freight Factoring in The Transportation Industry

The trucking industry keeps the nation’s economy humming by ensuring that goods are delivered when and where they are needed most. The transportation industry has over 7 million Americans employed in shipping, receiving, and is responsible for transporting trillions of dollars in products every year. What Is Freight Factoring? Truck or freight factoring is a …

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Tips For Successful Debt Collection In The Transportation Industry

Unpaid freight invoices. Possibly one of the most frustrating things for a business owner to deal with, as there is no telling when it will happen, and there is no saying if the invoice will be successfully recovered. While there are a variety of methods to take when it comes to collecting on an unpaid …

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How To Reduce The Need For Transportation Debt Collection

While debt collection is not a fun situation to find yourself in, how do we prevent these situations from ever happening again? Sadly, there are too many variables to totally prevent the need for debt collection services, however, there are a variety of easily accessible tools that can help keep you informed on happenings in the …

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